Minor Injury Collision on Interstate 5 in Redding
Redding, CA (August 5, 2022) – Authorities identified Dwight May, of Redding, as the driver involved in an accident that resulted in injuries to a California Highway Patrol officer.
The Record Searchlight News reported 20-year-old May was behind the wheel of a pickup traveling on the Interstate 5 Freeway early Thursday. In the area near the Loma Vista Drive overpass, May approached a stopped marked Ford Ranger. For reasons still unclear, May lost control of his pickup and crashed into the patrol car.
CHP Officer Injured in Redding Pedestrian
Due to the force from the impact, the vehicle of May pushed the Ford Ranger. The patrol car struck the CHP officer standing in front of it. Our sources confirmed the deputy sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The name of the victim remained undisclosed.
Meanwhile, officials mentioned Dwight May stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation process. Detectives continue to work to determine the precise cause of the accident that happened on Interstate 5 in Redding.
Sources: Record Searchlight
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